Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Nacio en Tamazula
Durango en 1789.
Fue el primer Presidente
de la Republica.
Murio en Perote
Born in Tamazula, Durango in 1789. Defended Independence with bravery. He was the first President of the Republic and a model citizen. He died in Perote prison in 1847.
Location. 19° 25.913′ N, 99° 9.454′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México. Marker is on Paseo de la Reforma, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 940 Paseo de la Reforma, Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México 06030, Mexico.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Francisco Zarco (a few steps from this marker); Plutarco González (within shouting distance of this marker); León Guzmán (within shouting distance of this marker); The Juárez Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Manuel Ojinaga (within shouting distance of this marker); Donato Guerra (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Esteban Coronado (about 90 meters away); Manuel López Cotilla (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
Regarding Guadalupe Victoria. Guadalupe Victoria (b. 29 September 1786 – d. 21 March 1843) was a Mexican general and political leader who fought for independence against the Spanish Empire in the Mexican War of Independence. He was a deputy in the Mexican Chamber of Deputies for Durango and a member of the Supreme Executive Power following the downfall of the First Mexican Empire. After the adoption of the Constitution of 1824, Victoria was elected as the first President of the United Mexican States. During his term as President he established diplomatic relations with the United Kingdom, the United States, the Federal Republic of Central America, and Gran Colombia. He also abolished slavery, founded the National Museum, promoted education, and ratified the border with the United States of America. He decreed a law to expel the Spaniards remaining in the country and defeated the last Spanish stronghold in the castle of San Juan de Ulúa.
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • Politics • Wars, Non-US •
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 9, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 129 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 9, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.